Bill No.: SF0017 Drafter: JHR

 

LSO No.: 09LSO-0074 Effective Date: 7/1/2009

 

Enrolled Act No.: SEA0014

 

Chapter No.: 13

 

Prime Sponsor: Select Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

 

Catch Title: Mental health and substance abuse appropriations.

 

Subject: Appropriates funds for mental health crisis stabilization within specified regions of the state.

 

 

Summary/Major Elements:

 

         Appropriates $770,000.00 for mental health crisis stabilization services in the Basin region of the State, to be awarded through a competitive bid process;

 

         Appropriates $148,000.00 for mental health crisis stabilization services in the Southeast region of the State, to be awarded through a competitive bid process;

 

         Identifies the 5 regions of the State designated by the Department of Health for purposes of regionalized funding for mental health and substance abuse services.